Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 13

“Devil’s Bargain” Supernatural follows Lucifer’s attempts to regain his lost power and moves characters around to set things up for the remainder of the season. Mark Pellegrino is one of the best assets this show has. There has always been a huge risk of his version of Lucifer becoming stale because too much of a…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 12

“Various and Sundry Villains” Supernatural brings back a character believed dead as the Winchesters deal with a pair of mischievous Witches. Readers of this website will know that I’m not exactly a fan of Rowena. When she appeared to die in last season’s finale the rational part of me knew that she wouldn’t be killed…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 11

“Breakdown” Supernatural teams Sam and Dean up with Donna when she calls them for help in tracking down her missing niece. Thirteen years in and this show still finds ways to surprise its audiences. The episode initially seems like a fairly standard monster hunt as a palate cleanser after a few weeks of high stakes…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 10

“Wayward Sisters” Supernatural gives launching a spin-off a second go with a backdoor pilot focused on Jody and a collection of the show’s female characters. The notion of a Supernatural spin-off has been discussed for years with nothing coming from it for such a long time. An attempt was made back in season 9 with…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 9

“The Bad Place” Supernatural brings Jack back into the fold and returns to the universe hopping plot before going into its winter hiatus. Jack’s return was inevitably going to be around the time of the winter break. He’s a necessary part of the overall plot of the season and required to move things forward. More…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 8

“The Scorpion and the Frog” Supernatural  continues to focus on Jack’s disappearance as Sam and Dean are roped into a heist that brings the promise of finding Jack if successful. This show has played with a wide variety of episode formats over its long life span. Since many of those experiments have been successful it’s…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 7

“War of the Worlds” Supernatural moves more pieces around and starts to ramp up the tension between the various factions on the lookout for Jack. Jack’s disappearance last week is something of a curveball for Sam, Dean and Castiel who are working to deal with the fallout of this. Finding Jack is top priority but…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 6

“Tombstone” Supernatural goes Wild West on a case that welcomes Castiel back into the fold and lets Dean celebrate the win that he wanted so badly last week. So far this season has been consumed by loss. Dean has been struggling to deal with losing his mother all over again at the same time he…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 5

“Advanced Thanatology” Supernatural goes back to the tried and tested formula when Sam and Dean decide to go on a good old fashioned Ghost Hunt. Much of this episode could be placed pretty much anywhere in the 13 seasons of this show. This isn’t a bad thing as many long running shows have an agreed…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 4

“The Big Empty” Closure and catharsis are the name of the game when Supernatural forces everyone to deal with their grief. Grief has defined this season so far in one way or another. Dean is mourning the loss of Castiel, Mary and even Crowley while Jack mourns the mother he never knew. The one person…